courageous although it was at the end of his career. i think the real litmus test is going to be where he lands next year. we were just talking about that. at this moment, i'm sure nba execs are all trying to figure out how this is going to play out, you know, is it going to play out with texas? should it be out west? i think he's going to end up somewhere just because a, somebody -- david stern somebody is going to say, listen, somebody's going to -- >> if he didn't, right, he's 34 years old, i believe. he probably -- he's a big guy. you read in the article, he had a hilarious line, he said i've got six hard fouls to give. but i think, you know, there's two questions here about the reaction. dan, you're talking about lagging and leading indicators. the question is, there's a locker room question. there's this great charles barkley quote. he's like back in 2011, of course i played with gay men. just because people are in the closet doesn't mean they're not gay.